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Globalisation at a crossroads: U-Turn or perfect storm?

According to the new IMF (International Monetary Fund) outlook, global growth is forecast at 3.0 per cent for 2019. That's the lowest since the global crisis of 2008-9. It is largely due to the US tariff wars, which have contributed to the projected slowdown in the US and China. The...

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Japan's craftsmanship spirit and innovation economy

There appears to be a high contrast between craftsmanship and modern industrial economy. Often craftsmanship focuses on tinkering in perfecting and making handmade objects. It's the job of an artisan. Over the last century, the focus has been to innovate industrial production processes by dividing the job of 'making' into...

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